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Open Daily 10am - 5pm

01588 676060 / 01588 676998

Onny Meadows Explorer Club

A brand new club for 7 - 11yr olds packed full of fun things to do on THE SECOND SATURDAY OF EVERY MONTH.

11am - 12 noon £3 per accompanied child, adults go free, just turn up.
Please bring wellies and appropriate outdoor clothing.


Here be Dragons
Saturday 11th February

Become a dragon detective. Is there any evidence of dragons in the Onny meadows?
11am - 12 noon

Wild about Wolves
Saturday 11th March

Travel back to a time when wolves roamed the Shropshire Hills. Make a wolf mask and join the pack as we explore the Onny meadows wolf-style.
11am - 12 noon

A REAL Egg Hunt
Saturday 8th April

See what kind of birds inhabit the meadows by finding hidden pictures of their eggs and hear about our Red Kite Project.
11am - 12 noon


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Meet The Mammoth

Get up close & personal

Meet our larger than life Shropshire mammoth

Find out about the chilling Ice Age and meet our mammoth – a full size replica of the skeleton found at Condover, near Shrewsbury.

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Frothy coffees & Shropshire cream teas

Perfect when the sun is shining

Our delicious home-cooked meals are prepared using local produce to bring you a true taste of the Shropshire Landscape, with Sunday lunches a speciality.

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Family friendly events and activities

Make a dreamcatcher, take a GPS led walk in the meadows, make a camp fire and toast tasty treats

Have you ever been up close to a Barn Owl, seen a water-nymph, made a willow nest or prepared to hunt for a Mammoth? If not, now is your chance!

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Onny Meadow

30 acres beside the River Onny

Well signposted for gentle strolls

FREE ENTRANCE to 30 acres of riverside paths, wild flowers and woodland all in the shadow of an Iron Age hillfort.

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Upcoming Events...

04 Mar

Free Nordic Walking

Understand just how beneficial Nordic walking can be and how it is far more than just walking with poles!

05 Mar

Eats shoots and leaves

A demonstration and tasting of herbs

05 Mar

Photography Workshop with Julia Stanley

One of the many things happening on Growing day

05 Mar

Growing 3 ways

Start growing seeds in different ways

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